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Carroll alumni provide insight on Career Day

February 7, 2014

WAUKESHA, WIS.—Learn what it takes to be successful in college and beyond from the professionals of today who were yesterday’s Carroll student leaders.

A variety of alumni guest speakers will return to campus on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014, for Career Day. This event is open to all students and will be in the Campus Center from 1-4 p.m. Students who attend at least two sessions will earn a convocation point.

The presenters, who all earned degrees in the Department of Business, Accounting and Economics, will share the value of a liberal arts education, the importance of leadership skills and the unexpected twists and turns found along every career path.

The speakers are:

Michael Berg '10 – Target, recruiting

Sarah Grooms '01– Town Bank, banking and finance

Aaron Jones '05 – Bemis Company, human resources

Bob Jung '77 – Trico Corporation, team management

Jeane Kropp '87 – Hiebing, marketing and advertising

Jamie Miller '02 – Precision Dialogue Direct, sales

Richard Miller '93 – New England Patriots, player personnel

Karen Olson '90 – Trico Corporation, team management

Fred Skinner '03 – Harley-Davidson, organizational development

Heidi Skinner '03 – Harley-Davidson, global e-marketing

“We are grateful to these accomplished professionals for donating their valuable time and contributing to the educational experiences of our students,” said Michael Levas, associate professor of business. “Career Day builds bridges between students who want to excel and alumni whose accomplishments give us great pride.”

For more information, contact Levas at 262.524.7161 or


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Carroll, Wisconsin’s oldest four-year institution of higher learning, is an independent, co-educational comprehensive university grounded in the liberal arts tradition. Incorporated in 1846, it offers bachelor’s degrees in 57 majors and master’s degrees in business administration, education, exercise physiology, graphic communication, nursing, physician assistant studies and software engineering, as well as a clinical doctorate in physical therapy. For more information, visit


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